Generative AI in Public Education

Blog Co-Author: Dr. Brenda Bannan, Professor, Division of Learning Technologies and the Learning Technology Design Research Doctoral Program, College of Education and Human Development, George Mason University

Making Government AI-Ready Begins with an AI-Ready Workforce

This is the third in a series of articles stemming from the National Academy of Public Administration’s Standing Panel on Technology Leadership as part of its Call to Action on Responsibly Using AI to Benefit Public Service at all Levels of Government.

Alan Shark

Dr. Alan R. Shark is the Vice President Public Sector Engagement and Executive Director of the CompTIA Public Technology Institute (PTI) in Washington DC since 2004. He is a Fellow of the National Academy for Public Administration and Co-Chair of the Standing Panel on Technology Leadership. He is as Associate Professor for the Schar School of Policy and Government, George Mason University. Prior he was Associate Professor of Practice at Ruger’s School of Public Affairs and Administration

He is also the host of the popular bi-monthly podcast, Comptia Sharkbytes.

Teaching Technology & Public Management – The Need Has Never Been Greater

Perhaps more importantly, Dr. Shark highlights how public administrators can leverage technology in their work, enabling greater effectiveness for the people served by government programs and civil society advocacy. The text tracks the evolution of key topics in managing technology that range from mobile devices and broadband access to cybersecurity and privacy. Readers will learn both foundational content and practical applications that they can adapt in their own work. Dr.

Dr. Alan R. Shark is the Vice President Public Sector Engagement and Executive Director of the CompTIA Public Technology Institute (PTI) in Washington DC since 2004. He is a Fellow of the National Academy for Public Administration and Co-Chair of the Standing Panel on Technology Leadership. He is as Associate Professor for the Schar School of Policy and Government, George Mason University. Prior he was Associate Professor of Practice at Ruger’s School of Public Affairs and Administration

He is also the host of the popular bi-monthly podcast, Comptia Sharkbytes.

Dr. Shark’s thought leadership activities include keynote speaking, blogging, and is the author or co-author of over 12 books including the nationally recognized textbook “Technology and Public Management” now in its second edition, as well as CIO Leadership for Cities and Counties.